Tag: dementia

How The Spice Girls can help fight dementia

How The Spice Girls can help fight dementia

Dementia is rapidly becoming the largest challenge facing the health and social care sector in the 21st century. With a large number of the population approaching old age it is predicted that there will be around one million sufferers of dementia in the UK by 2021. Although there are many routes of research into preventing […]

Exercising your Brain – Worth the Money?

Exercising your Brain – Worth the Money?

In recent times it has become increasingly popular to use ┬┤brain training┬┤, interactive, often simple, puzzles that help exercise your brain. Squarely aimed at the middle aged adults and those retiring its premise rests on making your brain function better and keeping it in shape. For those who have retired or no longer find themselves […]

Sick of forgetting where you put the car keys?

Sick of forgetting where you put the car keys?

As we age it seems natural that our memory starts to get a little foggy at times. Something as simple as where the house keys are or more serious such as the cheque book can result in a furious search of the house and endless frustration. For some this may signal the onset of Alzheimers […]